Orchards in Mekong Delta

Mekong Delta is known to be the "rice bowl' of Vietnam. The delta is carpeted in a dizzying variety of greens. If you want to have a peaceful time with beautiful sceneries then Mekong Delta travel is suitable for you.

Mekong Delta is known to be the "rice bowl' of Vietnam. The delta is carpeted in a dizzying variety of greens. If you want to have a peaceful time with beautiful sceneries then Mekong Delta travel is suitable for you.

Mekong Delta or Nine Dragon River Delta is the area in southwestern Vietnam where the Mekong River traverse and “blends” into the sea through a huge web of distributaries. For the size of this area covered by water depends on the season, every time you travel to Mekong Delta will be different experiences.

This region comprises 12 provinces: Long An, Dong Thap, Tien Giang, An Giang, Ben Tre, Vinh Long, Tra Vinh, Hau Giang, Kien Giang, Soc Trang, Bac Lieu, Ca Mau. Mekong Delta is famous for being a fruit paradise with the variety of fruit you'll never find at anywhere else in Vietnam.

Therefore, exploring fruit gardens of Mekong Delta must be one of the things to do when you travel in Mekong Delta. Here is some of the largest fruit garden of Mekong Delta:

1. Cai Be (Tien Giang)

Cai Be - kingdom of fruit in Southwest region

Cai Be – kingdom of fruit in Southwest region

Being called "Kingdom of fruit in Southwest region", Tien Giang is famous for its big orchards.  Cai Be is the biggest one in Tien Giang in particular and in Mekong Delta in general. This orchard is always full of ripe fruit with specific fruit for each season.

Alongside the north shore of Tien River, Cai Be has lots of famous delicious fruit such as pomelo, mango, orange, guava, wax jambu, etc. Going on Mekong Delta tour, visitors can not only explore the variety of fruit but also enjoy fruit at there.

2. Vinh Kim (Tien Giang)

Vinh Kim - paradise of star apple

Vinh Kim – paradise of star apple

At Tien Giang, there are a famous orchards names Vinh Kim. Mentioning to  Vinh Kim, people immediately think about Lo Ren star apple. This fruit garden compares with the paradise of star apple. Besides,  Vinh Kim also has much other fruit such as rambutan, longan, pomelo, durian, etc.

3. My Khanh (Can Tho)

My Khanh is one of the most well-known ecotourism attractions

My Khanh is one of the most well-known ecotourism attractions

My Khanh is one of the most well-known ecotourism attractions. It has a quite big orchard with more than 20 different kinds of fruit like mango, wax jambu, durian, etc. Being grown carefully,  MyKhanh always remains green and has a lot of ripe fruit yearly.

At My Khanh, visitors can go for a stroll in the fruit garden to enjoy fresh air and peaceful time. They can also enjoy new fresh fruit. Moreover, My Khach usually holds some folk games: dog-race, pig-race, etc.

4. Cai Mon (Ben Tre)

Cai Mon - a paradise of coconut

Cai Mon – a paradise of coconut

Not only being known as a paradise of coconut, Ben Tre is also famous for its orchards especially Cai Mon. The Vietnam book of records recognized Cai Mon as the place produce the biggest fruit cultivar of Vietnam.

Being enclosed by Ham Luong river and Co Chien river, with the tropical climate, fruit at here are always verdant. Coming to  Cai Mo, visitors should try 2 delicious fruit which is Chin Hoa durian and Hai Hoa pomelo.

5. Vinh Long (Vinh Long)

The most famous fruit at Vinh Long is rambutan

The most famous fruit at Vinh Long is rambutan

Like other provinces of Mekong Delta, Vinh Long has orchards too.  Vinh Long is the biggest one of it. The most famous fruit at there is rambutan. Moreover,  Vinh Long also has much sweet fruit such as Tam Binh orange, mango, longan, pomelo, etc. Visitors can buy fruit at there as a gift for their friends and families.

6. Cu Lao An Binh (Vinh Long)

Rambutan garden of Binh Hoa Phuoc is one of the most famous specialities of An Binh. You can visit this garden from May to July. Furthermore, you can also catch fish in traditional costume, cook and eat you "war booty" at the orchard.

Many orchards of Mekong Delta always have ripe fruits; however, the perfect time to go on Mekong Delta travel in summer. If you like fruit, want to try many different kinds of fruit then you definitely should go fruit gardens in Mekong Delta. This will bring you lots of interesting experiences.